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‘2001’ VFX Guru Douglas Trumbull on Why CGI Hasn’t Outpaced the Visual Effects of Kubrick’s Film

May 3, 2021, 08:53 AM


Douglas Trumbull has been in the “2001: A Space Odyssey” business for over 50 years. The special effects guru was a young animation artist when he worked on the spaceflight short film “To the Moon and Beyond” for the 1964 World’s Fair, which caught the attention of Stanley Kubrick while in the early stages of planning his operatic space epic. Trumbull wound up learning the ropes of visual effects on the project and played a critical role in everything from the miniatures to HAL 9000’...

#vfx#douglas trumbull#stanley kubrick#2001: a space odessey

April 28, 2021, 08:57 AM


If you’ve watched The Boys, the Amazon Original drama series from Prime Video, then you know it’s a comic book series with a difference. I’ve covered the visual effects of the show a few times, including being lucky enough to sit in on a review session with VFX supervisor Stephan Fleet.

#vfx#the boys
93rd Oscars®: The VFX Winner

April 26, 2021, 08:51 AM


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just announced the winner for Best Visual Effects!

Chaos Walking - VFX Breakdown by Rodeo FX

April 26, 2021, 08:49 AM


Rodeo FX have posted a VFX breakdown for the Chaos Walking movie.

#vfx#chaos walking
2021 Oscars: Best Visual Effects nominees include 3 champs, 3 veterans and 14 rookies

April 23, 2021, 08:22 AM


The films in the running for the 2021 Best Visual Effects Oscar are “Love and Monsters,” “The Midnight Sky,” “Mulan,” “The One and Only Ivan,” and “Tenet.” Our odds currently indicate that “Tenet” (31/10) will be the winner, followed in order by “The Midnight Sky” (39/10), “Mulan” (9/2), “The One and Only Ivan” (9/2), and “Love and Monsters” (9/2).

#vfx#visual effects#academy#oscars
Pre Oscars Recap: Animation & VFX Contenders

April 23, 2021, 08:21 AM


The 93rd Oscars will be held this Sunday, April 25 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET, broadcast on ABC from L.A.’s Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. This year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is partnering with Facebook for an interactive, real-time virtual experience across multiple platforms, giving viewers an opportunity to engage with creators and fellow fans, watch live interviews with Oscar winners, and get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of this year’s sh...

CoSA VFX Expands Global Leadership Team

April 23, 2021, 08:18 AM


CoSA VFX has expanded its global leadership team with the promotion of Mark Nazal to the company’s first director of digital content, and Astrid Eve to global HR manager. In his new role, Nazal will play an integral part in the company’s long-term strategy in broadening its digital presence in an increasingly remote, globally unified work environment. Eve, formerly the studio’s Vancouver-based HR generalist, continues her growth at CoSA with her new appointment.

Snowpiercer – Season 2: VFX Breakdown by Image Engine

April 22, 2021, 09:10 AM


Let’s go for a tour in train with Image Engine into the frozen lands of the second season of Snowpiercer...

#vfx#snowpiercer#image engine#frozen lands
The Yin Yang Master: VFX Breakdown by The Monk Studios

April 22, 2021, 09:04 AM


Bangkok-based company, The Monk Studios, presents their work on the mythical creatures of the Netflix fantasy movie, The Yin Yang Master...

#vfx#yin yang#master
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